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Police & Sheriff’s Reports 03-28-2021

  • Thursday evening, about 6:09 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to 2100 block of Pegasus Parkway in reference to reports of criminal trespass.

Officers arrived and met with the complainant, who stated he owns the property, which used to be the location of his business. The victim then showed police a stack of black trash bags that had been left on the property piled on the corner of a cement pad.

The victim explained that someone had illegally dumped their trash on his property and that it was the second time that this had happened to his knowledge.

The victim located several pieces of mail within the trash addressed to a subject on Cumberland Drive. It is suspected that the dump may have been closed, so whoever dumped the trash took it to his nearby property only 1,700 feet down the road.

Police referred the case to code enforcement due to them specializing in illegal dumping, and the fact that the city and county are focusing on the littering issue.

Officers also explained to the complainant that someone’s mail being in the trash does not prove that they dumped the trash.

This incident is still under investigation.

  • Wednesday afternoon, about 2:33 p.m., LaGrange Police responded WellStar West Georgia Medical Center on Vernon Street in reference to the theft of a catalytic converter off of a fleet vehicle.

Officers arrived and met with security, who stated that sometime after October of last year, unknown person(s) cut off a catalytic converter off of a 2002 Chevy Express 1500, valued around $150.

The security officer stated he noticed the muffler on the vehicle dropped on the ground on his way into work earlier in the morning.

Security cameras covered the parking lot the van was in, but the imagine quality at night is poor, and the van was parked at the extreme opposite end of the parking lot from where the camera is positioned.

The van was last confirmed used sometime in October of 2020, but they could not narrow it down to a specific date.

Security is in the process of reviewing surveillance video that may have captured the theft.

This incident is still under investigation.

  • Thursday morning, about 10:55 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to Wynnwood Drive in reference to an auto theft.

Police were advised by the victim that his 2014 silver Chevy Impala had been stolen from the location.

The victim explained that he had come outside of his apartment and noticed that the vehicle was missing. He also stated that he only has one set of keys to the vehicle; however, he believes he left the vehicle unlocked with the keys possibly still in it.

Police were able to confirm that the vehicle had not been repossessed.

This incident is still under investigation.

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